WHAT THEY SHARE IN COMMON
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Chingalangande Village & Mpandalinga Village … At first glance one would say they have little in common. Doress is a pleasant, vibrant 14-year-old teen-ager from Chingalangande Village west of the historic old colonial capital of Zomba. On the other end … Read More

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HUNGER BITES HARD
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Orphans and Elderly Go to Bed Hungry The level of hunger is swelling each day. Food reserves have run dry. The chance to get additional support has grown lean. People in villages especially, children and women are being critically affected. … Read More

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TRACTOR CULTIVATES SUCCESS
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Mzuzu, Malawi … Success is sometimes measured in inches, not miles, days, not years. Such realities can often be disheartening when development workers seek to promote improvements. One can easily understand why aid groups sometimes just give out commodities rather … Read More

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SITUATION CRITICAL FOR THE CHILDREN
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Thondwe, Malawi … “The warehouse is empty. The price of food has reached the highest levels ever in the history of the country,” reports Wilson Tembo from Malawi. “Despite having crops that appear to be good later this year, people … Read More

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FOOD REACHES LAKESHORE VILLAGE
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Mbawa Village, Malawi … They patiently waited, sitting under the shade of nearby trees. Children, elderly and the physically challenged all waiting with hope. These are hunger stricken families from Sinjani, Kaphatenga and Mbawa villages in the lakeshore district of … Read More

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6.7 MILLION FACE FOOD SHORTAGE
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Lilongwe, Malawi … In a recent report about the food situation in Southern Africa, and especially Malawi, the headline read, “Southern Africa’s Dire Food Situation Grows Worse.”   According to the U.N.’s El Nino Coordinator for Southern Africa, “…this is … Read More

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BOOKLET CALLS FOR PREPARATION
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Lilongwe, Malawi … Prepared especially for the current catastrophic famine conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, a 24-page booklet is currently available in Malawi. The 6 x 9 booklet describes some of the causes and various ways villages can prepare for worsening … Read More

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PAIN OF A FOOD-LESS WINTER
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Lilongwe, Malawi … It is winter in Malawi. Not winter like North Dakota, Siberia, or McMurdo Station, Antarctica, but winter just the same. The southern hemisphere is opposite the U.S. and Europe and winter comes to that part of the … Read More

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SPARED THE AGONY OF STARVATION
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They sat quietly waiting, as the silence seemed to settle over the entire gathering. One could imagine hearing a pin drop. A large part of the gathering was composed of widows from nearby villages; most had been selected because they … Read More

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THAT CALL AT 3 AM
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Thondwe, Malawi … In this political season in the U.S. the candidates often create concern with the question,   “Who would you rather have answering the phone in the White House at 3 AM?”   We aren’t trying to get … Read More

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